ssi specialty courses in Nusa Penida
The SSI Specialty Courses have been designed for those of you who are looking for mastery of both skills & knowledge! Got a taste for Deep dives or a thirst for scientific knowledge? Whatever it is, there is a SSI Specialty Course for you!
Click on the Speciality cards to the right to see how each of these courses can improve your skills & enhance your overall dive experience.
PPB, DEEP, DRIFT, NIGHT, PHOTO & NITROX allow you to grow into a more versatile & experienced diver. Search & Reco, NAV, Science Of Diving) are usually sought by the aspiring Professional diver. Emphasis is put on the more technical, safety & organisational sides.
We have kept the Rescue Diver speciality for last as it is arguably the most challenging one and it unlock the doors to a professional career.
Do you want to increase your buoyancy control, minimize your breathing gas consumption, or move effortlessly above the ocean floor? The SSI Perfect Buoyancy program teaches you the skills and techniques needed to maximize your dive experience, increase your comfort in the water, and get the most from your equipment. You will earn earn the SSI Perfect Buoyancy Specialty certification.
WAVES, TIDES & CURRENTS (DRIFT)
This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably navigate underwater during a dive. You will learn how to use a compass and natural navigation techniques, estimate distance, basic navigation patterns and how to leave and return to a designated point. This course is also a must for divers aiming for the rescue certification.
SCIENCE OF DIVING
This program provides an in-depth and detailed study of physics, physiology, decompression theory, the aquatic environment and diving equipment. It is required for most SSI Dive Professional programs, as well as for some of the Extended Range programs.
SEARCH & RECOVERY
This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely plan and conduct search and recovery dives. You will learn about search patterns, specialized dive plans, underwater communication, and how to recover small to medium-sized objects using specialized equipment like lift bags. Note that we insist on this course if you want to pass your rescue.
PHOTO & VIDEO
This program teaches you the skills needed to dive with an underwater camera, and provides the in-depth knowledge and experience required to properly use, maintain and store your equipment. Our goal is help you capture your amazing underwater experiences. To be fair, our focus is more on the photo side of things, as we can also help you with post treatment tips. But we will give you the basics of how to shoot decent videos